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The Thursday Edition: A Roundup of Newspaper Food Stories

What's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free), it's where most of your content comes from. Surf away. Just remember that spilling your macchiato over your keyboard is a lot more expensive than spilling it across newsprint.

At the Los Angeles Times, a look at the current state of home ec in classrooms; Jocko's steakhouse in Nipomo gets 1 1/2 stars; giving students a better school lunch.

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From The New York Times, a school fight over chocolate milk; Eric Asimov considers Bordeaux; the new wave of unplugged coffee bars.

Shrimp 101, or everything you need to know about cooking and buying shrimp; searching for Mark Twain's food, from Chicago Tribune.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer gives us a fresh melon pairing primer; downsizing portions -- and waistlines -- when households shrink.

A Cuban-American launches HispanicKitchen.com, touted as the digital equivalent of abuela's kitchen table, from Miami Herald.

At The Washington Post, Charleston, S.C., chef Sean Brock re-imagines Southern food; how to preserve fresh herbs for the off-season.

Five New York City street chefs compete in this year's New York Vendy Awards, from New York Daily News.

At the Denver Post, foraging for mushrooms with the North American Mycological Association; avoiding cross contamination when handling raw and cooked food.

The joys of cold-brewed iced coffee; you are what you eat, or at least what's in your refrigerator, from the Boston Globe.


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